remembrancer

remembrancer

Joined Ficlatté in October 2014

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An unexpected sacrifice

Sometimes I forget that home has a scent

A comforting reminder of a familiar space, habits, and expe…

Published 9 months ago.

Apathy is Annoying

Unregistered college graduates drink through a discussion on the possibility of fewer student loans

Published 9 months ago.

Mourning Dreams

My dreams trace your laugh-lines

and sparkles part grey clouds between light lashes

Fingertips brush…

Published 1 year ago.

A Life Worth Living

Challenge the limits you set for yourself

When you were too tired to predict the consequences

Examin…

Published 2 years ago.

Doubt

You've been my faithful companion for so long I can't imagine.....

Not feeling

your sticky sweetnes…

Published 2 years ago.

My Life's Work

I've been straining to stretch my smile

clenching my cheeks along with my teeth

as sweat soaks my sm…

Published 2 years ago.

Spiral

When my sister was explaining the futility of my expectations

Her favorite line was, "You keep tryin…

Published 2 years ago.

The beauty of a worm

I wonder if butterflies ever miss their former self

The sturdy roundness of their skin

Their steady …

Published 2 years ago.

Christmas Spirit

Piles of sparkly litter are all that remain of the gifts that are never good enough

The bittersweet…

Published 2 years ago.

Why not?

I've decided to picture a bright future

Where I recapture the brilliance of my youth

And retain the …

Published 2 years ago.

A Moment of Silence

Silence echoes through a cacophony of excuses

and pointed fingers we've aimed at each others eyes

A …

Published 2 years ago.

But words can never hurt me

Disrespectful

Apathetic

Noisy

Tough

Evil

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Decent

Astute

Notable

Thoughtful

Effective

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Lazy

Insipid…

Published 2 years ago.

Erosion

Sleep steadily slips from my aching eyelids

desperate for one more hour of escape

of reflection

of p…

Published 2 years ago.

Nightmare

My 15-year-old son hugged me yesterday

My teenage daughter begged me for a bedtime story

My husband …

Published 2 years ago.

Self-Assurance?

A shameful smile lurks in the corner

of every fold of fat

and widening waistline

gleefully posted by…

Published 2 years ago.

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